Today’s Daily Update


House

Yesterday:

  • The House continued consideration of the Budget for FY 2014 (H. Con. Res. 25).

Today:

  • The House will complete consideration of the Budget (H. Con. Res. 25) and vote on the Senate amendment to the Continuing Resolution (H.R. 933).

 

Senate

Yesterday:

  • The Senate approved the continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of FY 2013 (H.R. 933) and began the 50 hours of debate on the Budget for FY 2014 (S. Con. Res. 8)


Today:

  • The Senate will continue consideration of the Budget for FY 2014 (S. Con. Res. 8).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

House Energy and Commerce Committee
“Health Information Technologies: Administration Perspectives on Innovation and Regulation”
9:00 a.m.
2322 Rayburn

House Foreign Affairs Committee
“Threat of Cyberattacks”
9:00 a.m.
2172 Rayburn

House Small Business Committee
“Protecting Small Businesses from Cyberattacks”
10:00 a.m.
2360 Rayburn

Notable Legislation Introduced Yesterday

Budget

S.625 : A bill to provide for a biennial appropriations process with the exception of defense spending and to enhance oversight and the performance of the Federal Government.
Sponsor: Sen Enzi, Michael B. [WY] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Budget
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.

Energy

S.630 : A bill to establish a partnership between States that produce energy onshore and offshore for our country with the Federal Government.
Sponsor: Sen Murkowski, Lisa [AK] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Financial Services

H.R.1282 : To reduce housing-related health hazards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [NY-25] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (8)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Health

H.R.1281 : To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize programs under part A of title XI of such Act.
Sponsor: Rep Roybal-Allard, Lucille [CA-40] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1285 : To amend the Controlled Substances Act to make any substance containing hydrocodone a schedule II drug.
Sponsor: Rep Buchanan, Vern [FL-16] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (44)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.1293 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish and provide a checkoff for a Breast and Prostate Cancer Research Fund, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep King, Peter T. [NY-2] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.1295 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Maffei, Daniel B. [NY-24] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1301 : Making supplemental appropriations for the National Institutes of Health for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Schwartz, Allyson Y. [PA-13] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Appropriations; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

S.621 : A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to make any substance containing hydrocodone a schedule II drug.
Sponsor: Sen Manchin, Joe, III [WV] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (5)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.622 : An original bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize user fee programs relating to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs.
Sponsor: Sen Harkin, Tom [IA] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 31.

S.623 : A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure the continued access of Medicare beneficiaries to diagnostic imaging services.
Sponsor: Sen Cardin, Benjamin L. [MD] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: Senate Finance
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.626 : A bill to de-link research and development incentives from drug prices for new medicines to treat HIV/AIDS and to stimulate greater sharing of scientific knowledge.
Sponsor: Sen Sanders, Bernard [VT] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.627 : A bill to provide incentives for investment in research and development for new medicines, to enhance access to new medicines, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Sanders, Bernard [VT] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to Senate committee.
Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Tax and Trade

H.R.1275 : To guarantee the right of individuals to receive Social Security benefits under title II of the Social Security Act in full with an accurate annual cost-of-living adjustment.
Sponsor: Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [NC-3] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.1276 : To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country.
Sponsor: Rep Levin, Sander M. [MI-9] (introduced 3/20/2013) Cosponsors (38)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/20/2013 Referred to House committee.
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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